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Divorce and Holidays: Naughty, Nice and Everything In Between

Divorce and Holidays: Naughty, Nice and Everything In Between

So, what is it?  Have you been Naughty or Nice this year? The journey of divorce will undoubtedly bring out our Naughty, Nice and everything in between sides. As I reflect back on my year, although I am Jewish and Santa doesn’t exist in my world, I am careful to be honest about whether or not I have been naughty…or nice. The first year or two after divorce, the pull towards Naughty was really strong.

Teach Kids the Art of Giving This Holiday Season

Teach Kids the Art of Giving This Holiday Season

It’s difficult to fight the overwhelming tide of advertisements encouraging us to buy, buy, buy, this holiday season. Kids are busy making their lists and checking them twice. Santa is in every mall you may be visiting. With a conscious effort, you can, however, create a different experience by creating opportunities for your child to give this holiday season, too. Here are some fun ideas that will teach your child that joy comes from giving as well as receiving.   

4 Ways To Overcome Dating Shyness

4 Ways To Overcome Dating Shyness

Do you consider yourself shy? Do you walk around and say to yourself “I wish I weren't shy so I could approach people.” When I hear someone label themselves as “shy,” I know they are limiting their opportunities to meet and connect with people every day. Being shy isn't a physical trait like having brown eyes ... you can eliminate it and overcome it. Here are 4 tips to help you forever overcome your dating shyness:  

Erotic Fantasy Reconsidered: From Tragedy To Triumph

Erotic Fantasy Reconsidered: From Tragedy To Triumph

PART TWO Tell me how you were loved, and I’ll tell you how you make love. Our emotional history shapes our erotic blueprint and is expressed in the physicality of sex. Accordingly, there is a strong connection between our attachment map (defined as our expectations, conflicts, hopes and disillusionment with intimate connections) and our sexual feelings and behaviors: Tell me how you were loved, and I’ll tell you how you make love.  

How To Embrace Your Relationship Status

How To Embrace Your Relationship Status

The Cycle of Being Single, Dating, in Relationships, Breaking Up, etc. Every relationship status (e.g. single, in a relationship, separated, engaged, married, divorced) presents opportunities for us to enjoy and embrace. At different times in my life, I wasn’t able to fully enjoy all of my relationship statuses. When I was single, I wanted to be in a relationship. When I was in a not-so-good relationship, I wanted to be single. When I experienced a painful breakup, I wanted to be in a good place as a single person.